Exclusively featuring Michelin-starred chefs – 10-14 May 2019
For Foodie travellers everywhere the internationally acclaimed Sani Gourmet, hosted each year at the award-winning Sani Resort will be returning again to Halkidiki, Greece between 10th-14th May 2019. At this year’s event the resort will proudly welcome eight Michelin-starred chefs from Greece and around the globe, holding a collective 15 Michelin stars and showcasing the crème de la crème of the culinary world and the industry’s emerging gastronomic talent. This year will see Sani Gourmet return for its 14th year and promises to showcase the very best in gastronomy.
Each year, Sani Gourmet invites foodies from far and wide to sample the sumptuous and diverse dishes on offer at Sani’s top restaurants; Water, Fresco, Katsu and Byblos. Michelin starred chefs will cook up a storm, creating an array of contemporary dishes that are vibrant, delicious and refined, showcasing the most up to date gastronomic trends and techniques. Culinary connoisseurs can enjoy the wonderful assortment of aromas and flavours on offer at Sani Resort over the course of the five-day event, with each dish accompanied by a selection of the finest local and international wines.
Among the chefs taking part in this year’s festival are Thomas Bühner, three Michelin starred chef, who has been one of Germany’s top chefs for more than 20 years, and Stephanie Le Quellec, two Michelin starred French chef who was the deserving winner of Top Chef France 2011. Manjunath Mural, the first Indian chef to achieve a Michelin star in Southeast Asia, will be wowing guests with his South Asian flavours, whilst Latin America will be represented by one Michelin starred Rafa Costa e Silva whose restaurant Lasai was awarded seventh place in Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants.
With two Michelin stars, British chef Simon Rogan will present a farm to table menu with excellent quality vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruits, creating fresh and interesting flavours, whilst Kyoto’s 700-year-old culinary tradition is well-preserved by the Japanese chef Tagaki Kazuo, combining skill, precision and harmony. New Nordic cuisine has found its most striking expression in New York, where chef Fredrik Berselius – with two Michelin stars – has won over an international and eclectic audience. Finally, with multicultural origins and corresponding culinary influences, Michelin starred Greg Malouf introduces us to an exciting Middle Eastern cuisine from distant Australia.
Have a taste of something spectacular and choose from a diverse selection of cuisines, from Europe and America to Asia and Australia, and enjoy award-winning gastronomy with Sani Resort. Your culinary experiences will be elevated with wine and champagne pairings, as well as meeting the chefs behind each dish. A host of other activities will be taking place over the five-day event. The full programme of events taking place across the five days will be released shortly.
Sani Resort is also delighted to unveil a calendar of monthly foodie events to ensure the gastronomical delight of Sani Gourmet continues throughout the year. Each month Sani Resort will shine a light on a different chef, restaurant or initiative that is going above and beyond to offer an unusual culinary experience for guests. June will see pastry chef Graham Hornigold present his 25 years of experience through an array of delicate dessert recipes, and in July, Michelin starred Ettore Botrini, will create gastronomic excellence in Fresco restaurant at Sani Dunes. In August, Water restaurant will introduce a special menu, carefully curated by three Michelin starred chef Mauro Colagreco using locally sourced ingredients. Those visiting later in the year can look forward to Chef Thiou presenting the ‘epitome of Thai cuisine’ at Asian restaurant on Sani Marina in September, and in October, Chrysanthos Karamolegos is showcasing his Greek cuisine at Tomata, proving why he’s still considered one of the most creative chefs in Greece.
Always at the forefront of culinary innovation, Sani Resort relishes the opportunity to support emerging new talent, whilst simultaneously creating unforgettable gastronomic experiences in its outstanding restaurants. With a beautiful backdrop of the Aegean Sea, Sani Resort is the perfect location to enjoy the culinary wonders of Sani Gourmet whilst enjoying the stunning surrounding beaches and five-star sport and spa facilities. Through its amazing restaurants, and collaborations with esteemed and star-studded chefs, Sani Gourmet has helped change the gastronomic map of Greece, and invites you to join them this May on a culinary journey.
Prices at Sani Beach in a Double Room start from €104/ £92* per night, on a half-board basis.
Prices at Sani Club in a Double Room start from €145/ £129* per night, on a half-board basis.
Prices at Sani Dunes in a Double Room with Private Garden start from €164/ £146* on a half-board basis.
Prices at Porto Sani in a Suite with Terrace or Balcony start from €180/£160* per night, on a half-board basis.
Prices at Sani Asterias in a Junior Suite start from €234/ £208* on a half-board basis.
*Prices in Pound Sterling according to today’s exchange rate
Further information on your foodie break can be found on their website.